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Meet Our 2021 Direct Services Grantees
May 14, 2021 – JTGF News & UpdatesThe John T. Gorman Foundation recently announced its 2021 Direct Services Grants, awarding a total of $1 million to 71 organizations who are addressing the immediate needs of vulnerable Mainers in all 16 counties. We are incredibly grateful to all of these grantees for meeting an unprecedented level of demand for food, shelter, and other forms of assistance at this difficult time.
Foundation Grants $400,000 to Mercy Hospital for Workforce Development Initiative
May 12, 2021 – JTGF News & UpdatesMercy's +MPower Fund will increase access to education, training, and other supports to those who face systemic barriers to entering or advancing in the healthcare workforce.
May 19 Discussion on Equity in Wealth & Asset Development
May 12, 2021 – JTGF News & UpdatesNext week, May 18-20, the Maine Philanthropy Center is hosting its biennial conference, with the theme being “Centering Equity: Shifting Power, Building Community.” From the keynote speakers to the breakout sessions, it promises to be three days of rich and important discussion on opportunities to advance equity in Maine. The John T. Gorman Foundation is honored to be able to participate in one of the workshops. At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19, Foundation Program…
Maine Data Glimpse: New England Vaccinations
April 29, 2021 – JTGF News & UpdatesAnalysis from Jessica Carson, Ph.D. and Sarah Boege at Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire and commissioned by the John T. Gorman Foundation. This Data Glimpse utilizes new data on COVID-19 vaccination from Phase 3 of the U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey for the U.S., New England, Northern New England, and Maine. Newly available weeks of data now allow sufficient sample sizes for state-level estimates. These data were collected…
Maine Data Glimpse: 2020 Unemployment
March 25, 2021 – JTGF News & UpdatesAnalysis from Jessica Carson, Ph.D. and Sarah Boege at Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire and commissioned by the John T. Gorman Foundation. This Data Glimpse describes Maine’s unemployment situation in 2020, drawing on the finalized annual average unemployment data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on March 3, 2021. While the BLS releases preliminary labor force statistics monthly, annual revisions are released once a year with…